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50 lakh more vaccine doses to arrive this month: Health Minister

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Published: 16:21, 21 January 2021   Update: 16:36, 21 January 2021
50 lakh more vaccine doses to arrive this month: Health Minister

Health Minister Zahid Maleque said, 50 lakh more vaccine doses will arrive from India. Total 70 lakh doses of vaccine we will get this month. Then, we will be able to vaccinate 35 lakh vaccine doses at a time.

The minister said this while addressing a formal ceremony at State Guesthouse Padma on Thursday noon (January 21).

Earlier, High Commissioner of India to Bangladesh Vikram Kumar Doraiswami handed over those Foreign Minister AK Abdul Momen and Health Minister Zahid Maleque at the formal ceremony.

Health Minister said, “India helped us during the Liberation War of Bangladesh and now they are helping us again during the pandemic,"

Meanwhile, he termed the vaccine as the proof of the friendship between the neighbouring countries.

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